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bangladesh warms students it will crack down on protests over road safety even as it promises to tackle dangerous driving. this is al jazeera live from london also coming up rival leaders in south sudan signed a new power sharing agreement aimed at ending the civil war. even. colombia dismisses accusations by venezuela's nicolas maduro that this president was behind an alleged attempt to assassinate him using explosive drones. and americans brace themselves for
a hike in the price of the health insurance part of new measures under the trumpet ministration. you know police in bangladesh of fired tear gas at thousands of angry students rallying for an eighth straight day in the capital dhaka they're demanding safer streets after two teenagers were killed by speeding buses last week the government has promised to crack down both on dangerous driving and the protesters and pro-government activists have been attacking demonstrators and journalists. as well . student protesters have blocked streets and bottle of ash for the past week they're demanding government action to improve road safety traffic accidents kill at least seven thousand bangladeshis every year to young students were knocked down and killed by a bus last week and even though the net i'm going to we have been protesting on the roads for a few days with some about demands with demanding justice for those students of the
college killed by a bus and we want safe roads i saw. over the weekend the peaceful protests became violent when police tried to break up the crowds demonstrators were further incensed by a government minister who questioned why there was uproar about two deaths in bangladesh and a lack of anger about thirty three dead in a bus crash in india the previous day i'm sitting on a subway i'm wondering what that's out there we all are feeling threatened we wanted a peaceful protest we don't want any trouble occurring around here yet rubber bullets were shot on our brothers at mirco neighborhood they were dispersed one told us the government ordered schools and bus services to shut down the government's trying to quell the violence by cutting internet services to cripple social media and censoring both bangladeshi and international media on the toppling out of them of the pro-government students attacked us we broke the loss of a building around fifty boys and girls took shelter there and now the journalists
how to us to leave the place the police fired tear gas and used the tongs pro-government students also attacked and roughed up those. pro-government students are seen in this footage beating up an associated press journalist government leaders say they're going to implement the stew's demands for improved road safety but more protests are feared as both the ruling in opposition party's campaign for elections due in december paul chatterjee on al-jazeera. let's take a look at the number of read deaths and accidents in bangladesh more than twenty five thousand people have died over the last three and a half years to reckless true. having and excessive speeding to more than twenty people killed per day with most of the victims children or use. our lifeline for their families and move sixty two thousand have been injured on the. capital dhaka has more on the way she's fun. there were clashes in different parts
of the city several students were injured major concerns been brought up by the journalist community at least five members of the journalist community were beaten up a.p. photo journalist was mercilessly between in front of the police by the ruling party member i have a lot of porta generalists but also between and this just happened today yesterday also at least five other journalists were bitten including a pre-meal journalist who was given not only bitten but she was also molested she worked for a major leading english daily i don't know what the government strategy of why the police are stand by when the journalists have been harassed and this will be a major concern for covering an event in coming days home minister gave a stern warning against anyone who tries to limit the patience of the government the prime minister said today. though some people are trying to catch. cloudy water he was even critical of like many of the media for their coverage.
quite unprecedented why should the media or most of the media covering the event from the ground. rival leaders in south sudan have signed a new power sharing agreement in neighboring sudan it's aimed at ending the civil war which started in twenty thirty deal will give salva kiir and rick mucha three months to form a transitional government which will sit for three years several previous agreements collapsed after being violated by both sides but not charles promising this deal will succeed was reset the it isn't the first time the two sides agreed to end the war fighting first broke out in twenty thirteen when the president accused his former vice president of attempting a coup several cease fire agreements were signed and breached over the course of twenty fourteen leading to more than a million civilians being displaced in mid twenty fifteen at the two sides first
agreed to share power peace lasted almost a year until renewed fighting sorich which are free the capital and declare the deal dead but in july the two leaders preliminarily agreed to the power sharing arrangement that they've signed today twelve hours later fighting resumed it's the twelfth cease fire deal and second power sharing agreement signed since the war began. but israel has oppositions as it fears president nicolas maduro could impose a crackdown after what he's calling an assassination attempt on tour accuses colombia and a group of us finance years of trying to kill him is speaking at a military parade in the capital caracas when an apparent explosion interrupted the event mike hanna reports. the live broadcast of the ceremony on national television the camera begins to shake and president maduro looks into the as explosion of sound before the feed you scott. soldiers who had been on parade are seeing in
panic a number reported to be injured in the blasts. only investigation as evidence that shows those that didn't in the constitution and for good are doing his will in the public. a group calling itself the last day for and their last claimed responsibility in a series of tweets this one with the phrase time is running out a few hours after the attack president maduro addressed the nation saying right wing groups within the country were responsible but also accusing the colombian president on manual santos of involvement in looking for a mark and i have to inform you that some of those who carried out the attack against me today have already been apprehended and they are now being processed in nothing more than although they tried to assassinate me and i have no doubt that everything points to the right the venezuelan ultra right in alliance with the colombian ultra right and that the name of one man well santos is behind this
attempt of president maduro playing to victory in the elections earlier this year but his political opponents insisted the process was rigged many venezuelans hold him accountable for a major economic collapse that could see the inflation rate hit one million percent by the end of the year mike hanna. has denied any involvement in the edge attack let's get more from rob reynolds in washington d.c. what exactly is the u.s. government line on this. well to be perfectly blunt lorand top official foreign policy official in the white house says the u.s. had nothing to do with this this despite president nicolas maduro statement that some elements in the united states will not blaming the united states government but saying some elements in florida in miami may have been implicated in this but earlier today we heard from the head of the national security office the
national security adviser to president john bolton and this is what he had. with respect to what happened last afternoon could be a lot of things from a pretext set up by the regime itself to something else he's made accusations accusing the outgoing president of colombia of responsibility what he calls the extreme right wing in venezuela that means the vast opposition to his authoritarian rule and he's blamed the name financer is in the united states these are things he's said before and you have to take them for what they're worth. well we've been speaking to you rob we've had a. news agency that the interior minister in venezuela said six terrorists as they've been detained over the south a drain explosions i mean in the meantime to go back to kind of whether the u.s.
might have had a role in this is there anything that would suggest they have played a part in it. there's no there's no evidence there's no hard evidence is no forensic evidence that we were aware of lauren. we would note that the venezuelan government has said that if they were able to identify anyone in the united states who was involved that they would present that evidence to the u.s. authorities and bolton did say that they'd look into that if they got credible evidence but it's also worth reminding ourselves that there were multiple reports that came out not very long ago indicating that last august about a year ago president trump mused to his top aides why not invade venezuela military invasion of venezuela and he was apparently quite persistent in this line of of questioning and had to be dissuaded or talked out
of it by his then secretary of state rex tillerson and then head of nasa security at the white house john mcmaster both of them of since left the administration the administration of the donald trump and the government of honduras have not had warm relations to say the least the government here in washington denounced the election reelection of the president to do or to a second term earlier this year as a fraud and a sham but also has indicated he's open and willing to open some kind of dialogue with the united states but that does seem unlikely at this point and also just. you'll all remember of course president trump's travel ban which mainly targeted majority muslim nations around the world well that travel ban
now also includes top officials from venezuela who are prohibited from traveling to the united states so i see relations between this south american nation and the united states thank you very much. if you defense minister is promising to take all necessary measures to restore order in its eastern somali region on saturday government troops fought with paramilitary soldiers loyal to the regional government mobs of looted shops and burned down buildings including two churches in the capital g. gigo at least four towns are also being affected by the violence. so to come when i was there. someone. panic as a second big earthquake in a week it seemed an asian island of long book local officials say at least nineteen people are dead. and the anti-government protests continue in nicaragua
thousands flee for their lives to neighboring costa rica. welcome back time to look at the weather around the levant and western parts of asia it's a fine picture for the most part but we have got the risk of some showers on the southern side of the caspian sea so to run just a chance of a shower meanwhile the side of mediterranean generally looking good we've lost most of the shariat city around the caucuses and that's continues as we head on through into tuesday some mostly fine picture expected here temperatures in iraq right about forty three for baghdad probably about forty seven forty eight for basra had a fairly decent breeze a little bit of lift the dust still a possibility moving down into the arabian peninsula temperatures in the low forty's and most part on the western side forty four forty five here in tow but the
breeze keeping the humidity level stones is not too unpleasant but those sort of valleys slight decrease in temperatures as the wind eases as we head on through into tuesday so are of the much cooler at this time of year twenty seven degrees as a maxim let's head down into southern parts of africa way to expect fine weather generally the case although we have got the risk of some rain for cape town at times and friday press wins but tends to of the brain tends to clear through brighter conditions for choose day but without flow temperatures struggling highs of just thirteen degrees into central parts of africa and here is looking particularly showery across parts of chad and also sudan. discover the world of zero zero. the best films from across on the network of trouble with a lot of these you i'm allowed to do but i'm not that old to be fresh perspectives and new insights. to challenge and change the way we look.
at this time on his. her mind to the top stories here on ash there are. thousands of angry students who've been rallying in bangladesh's capital to call for safer streets after two teenagers were killed by speeding buses last week. rival leaders in the south sudan have just signed a new power sharing agreement in neighboring sudan aimed at ending the civil war which started in twenty thirteen. and venezuela's interior minister says that six
people have been arrested over an apparent assassination attempt on president nicolas maduro. a magnitude seven earthquake has hit the popular tourist indonesian island of lombok video from the on and shows people running from damaged buildings local officials say at least nineteen people have died a tsunami warning was put in place but has since been lifted the strong quake in the same area killed more than a dozen people last week steadfast in his will from the capital jakarta. only one week after a powerful earthquake struck the island of lombok earthquake happened on long but an all too with strongly. well on the neighboring island of bali both tourist destinations also both in the peak season lot of tourists on both islands damage has been reported both on bali and lombok but the exact extent of the damage will only be known in the morning at the moment or so if you were very busy trying to
evacuate people from the beaches and shores to go to listen tsunami warning in place that one has now been lifted and only a very small tsunami a small wave has hit the beaches of not more than fifty centimeters high but it was a huge fan of especially in the areas where also last week's earthquake struck a lot of people was still sleeping on the streets then they had to go back to their houses of course you can imagine the panic and trauma in that area but this earthquake had a wider range and it was also strongly felt in the capital of lombok with more than three hundred thousand people a lot of panic there as well and also the airport a lot of travelers were stuck for a while stranded they had to wait at the time mark to make sure that the authorities would give a clear again so now flights are flying in and out of lombok again. israel's prime minister defending a new door which has outraged the country's drees minority during a cabinet meeting benjamin netanyahu said the law is meant to protect israel's
status as a jewish state and will help to prevent palestinians and illegal migrants from seeking citizenship on saturday drees protesters rallied against the legislation which they say reduces them to second class citizens even though they also serve in the military and police under simmons as more from west jerusalem a question of. what the prime minister had to say doesn't take things further he isn't prepared to repeal the law nor will he amend it and it won't click kate that offer of the committee looking at the whole range of issues won't play kate's the objectives of the druze in particular there will be more demonstrations and parliament is being recalled the knesset will meet on wednesday to discuss this but can't vote on anything so where does this go next it will be measured perhaps by the number of israeli jews who actually get involved in these demonstrations we saw so many jewish people at that demonstration on saturday night and though the
government may well be concerned about this and watching it very closely right now we have a security cabinet meeting which is looking at the gaza situation those talks to try to get along to a peace deal with house we have a u.n. special envoy in nicholai martin of has been engaged in shuttling to cairo garza and indeed israel right now there will be consideration of a potential deal which will be apparently step by step but when details will come through on this remains to be seen. european aircraft manufacturers are rushing to deliver planes to iran before u.s. sanctions are introduced on monday iran has received thirteen of the twenty planes it bought from the european for. iran's as the sanctions endanger the lives of at travelers because they stop airlines from buying new planes and parts.
russia has given turkey until a summit for september seventh to settle the conflict syria's in libya province and stop the government carrying out a military offensive that any renewed fighting would trigger a humanitarian crisis and lead to the collapse of the so-called a start up process so i know how to reports from beirut. president bashar assad says it live is the syrian army's next target the opposition controlled northwestern province is home to almost three million people at least half displaced from other rebel areas after so-called surrender deals. but the syrian government's ally russia appears to be giving turkey a chance to what it called stabilize the province turkey is being asked to fulfill agreed commitments in the so-called fast enough process. has been accepting responsibility for the situation. expected to fights terrorists. russia says
turkey was supposed to expel or dissolved the heat a sham the group formerly known as el nostra as well as what our city in the syrian branch of al qaida those fighters are designated as terrorists by the international community they are powerful and they have in the past we've checked that ultimatums to disband. them. all turkey wants to avoid military action so it's using the threat of military action to force will start to disband the announcement that see a rebel groups are united under one command is an example. part of a global eyes on the border with turkey which wants to avoid any military offensive that would cause human suffering further displacement and the collapse of the astronaut process. for three years especially in the syria area.
the syrian army. started. for months now members of the so-called radical groups have been targeted in unclaimed attacks that some link to a campaign to eliminate the province from foreign fighters disagreements over at liberty turkey and russia were evident during talks on syria and saw the province was not mentioned in the final statement it live was mentioned in a separate statement issued by turkey's foreign ministry emphasizing that the province's status is that the escalation zone must be preserved. turkey's military presence won't deter campaigns on the fringes of it lip that are aimed at opening highways linking government controlled cities and preventing attacks on the russian and syrian military in nearby latakia province that is likely what russia syria and void meant when he said there are no plans for a large scale assault on it live for now russia and turkey still need each other.
beirut. a vintage plane has crashed in the swiss alps killing all twenty people on board a young because j u fifty two plane crashed into a mountain at an altitude of more than two thousand meters above sea level a seventy nine year old propeller plane was on a sightseeing flight but he said they're not aware of any distress call from the pilots before the crash. the white house has declared a major disaster in california where fast growing wildfires are continuing to spread so far claiming the lives of seven people at the commission makes it easier for cities to get federal money and food aid. more residents were ordered to leave their homes this weekend as temperatures continue to rise and strong winds caused the fires to spread further.
thousands of people have marched in nicaragua both in support and opposition to president daniel ortega public demonstrations have been growing in size since ortega announced plans to cut welfare in april rights groups say more than four hundred people have been killed in fighting between protesters and pro-government groups accuses his critics of trying to overthrow him. across this is also spilling over into costa rica which thousands of fled to in search of safety latin america editor lucien human met some of the new arrivals in the city of san jose. park in costa rica's capital is the first point of call to nicaraguans newly arrived with just the clothes on their back. and he say they walked for days using clandestine border crossings to avoid the nicaraguan army they've come from all over their troubled torn country. the paramilitary started going door to door and since my son is part of the freedom movement they sacked our house when they
couldn't find us so we skate and cross the border at three am. we left with nothing because i was born there were going to cut my son's throat i said son we have to leave right now most of the younger men cover their faces was president has labeled them terrorists this twenty one year old student shows us his bullet. they took part in massive roadblocks and confronted police and paramilitary forces until they were forced they say to flee for their lives. we haven't lost the war we are just resting to recharge our strength we tell daniel ortega we had to leave but will return and he'll be the one to go some stay with friends but the majority are now penniless and homeless surviving on the generosity of compatriots already living here in costa rica this is one of several makeshift shelters for the nicaraguans that are here in san jose those who don't fit here are going to some
private homes but more and more people are coming every day and we're told that the resources of the local the community are being stretched to the limit. immigration authorities tell us so far twenty three thousand nicaraguans have applied for asylum. but this will build student leader is not one of them. we're not asking for political asylum because our objective is to return to nicaragua that's where our work is first i need help to shore up international support for our cause but former costa rican president and nobel peace prize laureate. doesn't believe the solution to the crisis is near. it's very evident that ortega won't bring forward elections i don't think dying or takers willing to hold them because he is convinced that there is no way that he can win an election if it's clean and transparent. and as the crisis enters its fourteenth week the refugees keep coming and they keep covering their faces afraid they say
that even here the long arm of ortega's paramilitary troops could reach them you see in human al-jazeera a story. of health insurance is set to go up for some americans as part of new measures under the trumpet ministration john hendren reports this is what helps me . for hampton health insurance is a life saver what would happen if you didn't have this coverage. quite honestly. i couldn't afford medication type one diabetes cost hampton this site in his left eye in two thousand and four the medications he uses to avoid further problems cost more than seven hundred dollars a month all covered by insurance americans like andre hampton have to make some difficult choices he's unemployed and get his health care through the medicaid program for the poor but it only covers individuals who make less than seventeen
thousand dollars that makes it hard to pay those premiums so he might be in a position where he has to choose between a job and having health insurance with the u.s. health care system in crisis being sick in america is getting more expensive we actually pay more. per person than every other developed country and we actually have a lower bang for the research firm says the price of the most popular plans in the insurance exchanges created by the two thousand and ten act known as obamacare will rise on average fifteen percent that's due largely to the trump administration's cuts in federal subsidies and the planned repeal next year of the so-called individual mandate requiring every u.s. resident to have health insurance for public hospitals like stroger cook county that mandate has been a money saver and has stabilized us in a substantial way financially in the one nine hundred ninety s.
one in four patients at stroger had insurance now most do fifty eight percent taxpayers spend less than a quarter of what they did in two thousand and nine if the tooth or take an. individual mandate or if the health care premiums on the marketplace go up because of a lack of will on the part of the government to underwrite and subsidize those plans then we will be back to the stone age again with more people who are uninsured showing up at her and our facilities under a hampton fears that could cost lives like kids no matter what. everyone you know. don't take away the care plan that we have now for now his remains a success story in one of the few developed countries where life expectancy is going down john hendren al-jazeera chicago. california is famous surf
beaches a private no match for man's best friend four legged compasses of all shapes and sizes hit the waves at the annual surfing well championships. to wipeouts and hang ten this event to raise money but don't. right in our top stories here on araa zero police in bangladesh are fired tear gas at thousands of angry students rallying for an eight straight day in the capital dhaka they're demanding safer streets after two teenagers were killed by speeding buses last week the government has promised to crack down on dangerous driving and the protesters. privately does in south sudan have signed a new power sharing agreement in neighboring sudan it's aimed at ending the civil war which started in twenty thirteen the deal will give silva kiran rick mashad three months to form a transitional government which will sit for three years several previous
agreements have been violated by both sides but not showers promising they still will not collapse. and is where it is interior minister says six people have been arrested and what is described as an assassination attempt on the president nicolas maduro was speaking at a military parade in the capital on saturday where an apparent explosion interrupted the event the ministry says one of the detainees is accused of attacking a military base last year. if europe is defense ministry is promising to take all necessary measures to restore order and its eastern somali region on saturday government troops clashed with paramilitary soldiers loyal to the local government in the region or have little jig jigga. if you have his government says troops were sent there to halt a succession attempt. at least nineteen people died after a magnitude seven earthquake hit the popular tourist in any genre and a long book of video from the island shows people running from damaged buildings.
israel's prime minister is defending a new law which the outrage outrage the country's druze minority on saturday druze protest is ready to get the legislation which they say reduces them to second class citizens even though they also serve in the minute she and police and community and you know who said the law is meant to protect israel status as a jewish state three european ackroyd manufacturers are rushing to deliver planes to iran before u.s. sanctions are reintroduced on monday iran air has received thirteen of twenty planes it bought from the european firm a.t.r. . as it had on inside stories up next on news after you after that buy for now.
once considered a war criminal now an aspiring presidential candidate in the democratic republic of congo. off to his conviction was overturned by the international criminal court and the hanging jumpin bemba tools towns as they are. will the druze remain loyal to the state of israel the arab speaking minority long thought they're part of israel but the new nation state law says israel is a homeland for jewish people only the druze and other minorities are outraged and they fight the discrimination this is inside story. hello and welcome to the program. the new law declares israel is
a homeland solely for jewish people non jewish minorities are understandably outraged including the druze minority tens of thousands rallied in tel aviv for one of their largest protests in recent history they say the new nation state law passed last month makes them second class citizens and after decades of loyalty to the israeli state they're disappointed at the discriminatory legislation which affects them and many other non jewish people the israeli cabinet met on sunday where prime minister benjamin netanyahu had this to say. the deep ties with the jews and our commitment to them are also essential we will establish today a special ministerial committee that will advance those ties and these commitments and in parallel will also recognize those who serve in the israeli military and security services from all religions and ethnicities anderson's reports from the village of beit jan in northern galilee. some a-z. done is from a minority excluded by israel in.